Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners

Graham Nash
Folk, World, & Country
Songs For Beginners
Label: Atlantic ‎– SD 7204
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, CTH
Country: US
Date of released: Jun 1971
Category: Rock
Style: Folk Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Military Madness
Backing Vocals – Pat Arnold*Electric Guitar – David Mason*Piano – Joel Burnstein
A2 Better Days
Bass Clarinet – Seemon PosthumaDrums – Dallas Taylor
A3 Wounded Bird 2:09
A4 I Used To Be A King
Bass – Phil LeshElectric Guitar – David CrosbyPiano – Jerry Garcia
A5 Be Yourself
Electric Piano – Rita CoolidgeWritten-By – Terry Reid
B1 Simple Man
Fiddle – David LindleyOther [Paper & Comb] – Graham Nash
B2 Man In The Mirror 2:47
B3 There's Only One
Saxophone – Bobby Keys
B4 Sleep Song 2:57
B5 Chicago 2:55
B6 We Can Change The World 1:00

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute


  • Acoustic Guitar – Graham Nash (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B6)
  • Backing Vocals – Clydie King (tracks: B3, B5 to B6), Dorothy Morrison (tracks: B3, B5 to B6), Graham Nash (tracks: A2, B1), Rita Coolidge (tracks: A1 to A2, B1, B3, B5 to B6), Shirley Matthews* (tracks: B3, B5 to B6), Vanetta Fields* (tracks: B3, B5 to B6)
  • Bass – Calvin Samuels* (tracks: A1 to A2, A5), Chris Ethridge (tracks: B2 to B3, B5 to B6)
  • Cello – Dorian Rudnytsky (tracks: B1, B4)
  • Drums – Johnny Barbata* (tracks: A1, A4 to A5, B2 to B3, B5 to B6)
  • Engineer – Bill Halverson, Larry Cox, Russ Gary
  • Lead Vocals, Producer – Graham Nash
  • Organ – Graham Nash (tracks: A2, B3, B5)
  • Performer [Whiskers] – Larry Cox (tracks: A2, B3, B5 to B6)
  • Piano – Graham Nash (tracks: A2, B1, B5 to B6), Joe Yankee (tracks: A2, B2), Rita Coolidge (tracks: A5, B3)
  • Steel Guitar – Jerry Garcia (tracks: A4, B2)
  • Tambourine – Graham Nash (tracks: B5 to B6)
  • Written-By – Graham Nash


First pressing, Broadway label.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SD 7204 Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album, Mon) Atlantic SD 7204 US 1971
ALM 87204, M 87204 Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(8-Trk, Album, Club) Atlantic, Atlantic ALM 87204, M 87204 US Unknown
2401 011, 2401011 Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album, M/Print) Atlantic, Atlantic 2401 011, 2401011 UK 1971
7204-2 Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(CD, Album, RE) Atlantic 7204-2 US Unknown
CS 7204 Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(Cass, Album, SR) Atlantic CS 7204 US 1988